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MDS in Public Health Dentistry | in Dental Sciences

The Department imparts the knowledge of the principles of health promotion and disease prevention among the students. It also helps to achieve knowledge of community based preventive measure and knowledge of social, cultural and environmental factors which contribute to health. The students will be able to administer Oral Hygiene instructions, topical fluoride therapy and fissure sealants to the patients. The department also imparts education regarding the etiology and prevention of Oral Disease and encouraging them by assuring responsibility of their Oral Health. Further the students are also trained to develop and prepare charts, models, posters and visuals on Oral Health Themes with the intention to educate the mass about the importance of Oral Health.

Objective

  • To act as a primary care provider for individuals and groups of patients. This includes providing emergency and multidisciplinary comprehensive oral health care, directing health promotion and disease prevention activities, and using advanced treatment modalities.
  • To plan and provide multidisciplinary oral health care for a wide variety of patients including patients with special needs.
  • To manage the delivery of oral health care by applying concepts of patient and practice management and quality improvement that are responsive to a dynamic health care environment.
  • To function effectively provide oral health care in the outpatient setting and a hospital setting.
  • To function effectively within interdisciplinary health care teams.
  • To apply scientific principles to the provision of oral health care. This includes using critical thinking, evidenced or outcomes-based clinical decision-making and technology-based information retrieval systems.
  • To utilize the values of professional ethics, lifelong learning, patient centred care, adaptability, and acceptance of cultural diversity.
  • To understand the oral health needs of communities and engage in community service.

Outcome

  • Identify social, economic, environmental and emotional determinants in a given individual patient or a community for the purpose of planning and execution of Community Oral Health Program.
  • Planning appropriate Community Oral Health Program conduct the program and evaluate at the community level.
  • Develop the planning, implementation, evaluation and administrative skills to carry out successful community Oral Health Programs.
  • To apply ethical and moral standards while carrying out epidemiological researches.

Curriculum

CURRICULUM
  • 1. Plan Oral Health Programmes for population.
  • 2. Select interventions and strategies for the prevention and control of oral diseases and promotion oral health
  • 3. Develop resources, implement, and manage oral health programs for populations.
  • 4.Incorporate ethical standards in oral health programs and activities. Evaluate and monitor dental care delivery systems. Design and understand the use of surveillance systems to monitor oral health
  • 5. Communicate and collaborate with groups and individuals on oral issues. Critique and synthesize scientific literature. Design and conduct health population based studies to answer oral and public health questions.

Laboratories

Sr. No.

Name of Lab

Description

1

Undergraduate Clinic Undergraduate students train in basic epidemiological and public oral health practices, report on-field visits and creating public health displays.

2

Postgraduate Clinic Postgraduate students train and treat patients in comprehensive oral health care, methods of public health awareness and delivery, epidemiology and biomedical statistical methods and involving strategies.

3.

Mobile Dental Unit Van Fully equipped mobile dental van capable of handling, transportation and delivering public and health services in rural and special areas.

Academic Activities | Maharishi Markandeshwar (Deemed to be University), Mullana

Name of Workshop

Date

Tobacco Control & Cessation 14/10/2019
Tobacco as a menace in INDIA 05/06/2018
World No Tobacco Day 26/05/2017
Scientific Writing and Reference Management with Hands On 24/07/2015

Name of Eminent Guest Speaker

Organisation

Topic

Date

Dr. Ritika Bansal Convenor Legal aid clinics, MMDU Medical Negligence 10/09/2018
Mr. Lalit Jain (I.A.S.) Dy. Commissioner, Sirmor at Nahan , HP Communal Harmony 28/11/2018
Dr. Karan Walia Assistant Professor- MBA, MM(DU), Mullana Financial Literacy 16/09/2016
Dr. Felix Magri Professor, Foundation for Oral Health School Instructors, University of Zurich, Canton of Zurich, Switzerland 50 years of Oral Health Promotion Throughout Swiss Schools 16/09/2014
 

Eligibility

MDS in Public Health Dentistry:Admissions are made on the basis of merit of NEET examination conducted by the authorised agencies of the Central Govt. and through Counselling

Career Opportunities

  • Teaching Jobs in 317 dental Institutes across India in the Department of Public Health Dentistry
  • To become an entrepreneur to establish a clinic
  • Provision to carry out research on the topics of Preventive and Community Dentistry.
  • Government jobs in department of health and family welfare
  • Jobs in public sector undertaking (PSU)
  • Jobs in Indian Army Corps
  • Jobs In corporate hospitals like Fortis and Max
  • Opportunity to relocate in Foreign Countries after passing equivalent examination for considerable less number of years than usual.
  • Opportunity to work as policy makers for the betterment of the society in terms of Dental and Oral Health.
  • Collaboration with government under various schemes for Dental Disease prevention programmes.
  • Opportunity to relocate in Foreign Countries after passing equivalent examination or studying condensed courses in Dentistry therefore spending considerable less number of years than usual.

Fees

Course Course Fee 
Indian (INR) International (USD)
Tuition Fee Development Fee
MDS in Public Health Dentistry
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Note:

  1. The Fee will have to be deposited at the time of Counselling.
  2. University Charges will be extra as per University norms.
  3. Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances.
  4. There will be an annual increase of 7% in tuition fee.
  5. Students Fund for all the students is Rs.2,000/- p.a.
  6. Life time Alumni Membership fee is Rs. 4,000/-.
  7. Hostel & Transport Charges will be extra.
  8. Students who wish to leave the Institute mid-stream, will have to deposit the fee for the remaining period of the course as per judgement of the Hon'ble Supreme Court in the case of Islamic Academy of Education and others Vs State of Karnataka & PA lnamdar case.
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